How I handle Christmas as an environmentalist

Christmas is a hard time of year to be an environmentalist. It’s a time of needless consumerism, waste and other not so environmentally-friendly behaviours. But it doesn’t have to be that way! An eco-friendly Christmas is easier than you think with the simple mindset shifts we’ll go through today.  Just before we jump in, I […]

The scary environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Amongst all of the sales, bargains and discounts, it’s easy to forget about the environmental impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. This celebration of consumerism is one of the most wasteful and polluting periods on the calendar. While an item might appear to be cheap, the true cost of manufacturing, packaging and shipping on […]

The history of Earth Day and how to celebrate it sustainably

The history of Earth Day is an interesting one. Especially as we all know that Earth Day is pretty much like Christmas for environmentalists. It’s a time where many communities, governments and businesses evaluate their impact on the environment and create solutions to how we can do better. While there’s a lot of positive environmental […]

Eco-friendly Valentine’s Day do’s + don’ts

An eco-friendly Valentine’s Day is a great way to show your partner some love while still loving the planet. Throughout history, Valentine’s Day was a time to send handwritten notes and cards to your Valentine to express your love. But like most traditions including Christmas and Birthdays, Valentine’s Day has been overtaken by hyper-consumerism.  Valentine’s […]

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